News archive from 11 February 2014, page 17

Grant will help spruce up woodland

Grant will help spruce up woodland

A GREEN scheme in Hebburn will involve hundreds of volunteers in improving the natural environment. Groundwork South Tyneside and Newcastle, which helps transform spaces and improve lives through its community schemes, environmental programmes and...

 
Traffic/Travel news - February 11 - 7.45am - Rail disruption between Doncaster and Wakefield

Traffic/Travel news - February 11 - 7.45am - Rail disruption between Doncaster and Wakefield

Traffic and travel news from across the region Here are the latest traffic and travel updates in Doncaster for February 10, at 7.45am ROADS A630 Doncaster - Slow traffic on A630 Trafford Way in Doncaster between the North Bridge Road junction and the...

 
West Ham's Ravel Morrison set for mystery QPR move

West Ham's Ravel Morrison set for mystery QPR move

Queens Park Rangers, Derby County and Leicester City are leading the chase as Morrison's days in the East End of London look numbered. The case of Morrison is a curious one at Upton Park, as boss Sam Allardyce and his medical team have told him he is...

 
No added incentives for Swansea boss Garry Monk

No added incentives for Swansea boss Garry Monk

Monk, who has been asked to take charge of the club for the forseeable future following the sacking of Michael Laudrup last week, said: “My contract hasn't changed, I'm still on a playing contract with appearance and win bonuses. I didn't play, so I...

 
Pipe and concrete products firm invests in growth

Pipe and concrete products firm invests in growth

A Barnsley firm that has trebled exports in three years is investing in its workforce to encourage further growth. The 12-strong team running Naylor Industries’ clayware division has just completed a management development programme, in partnership...

 
Fulham Liverpool game in doubt as Tube strikes loom

Fulham Liverpool game in doubt as Tube strikes loom

Premier League officials held talks with Fulham yesterday after the club flagged up security and staffing concerns arising from the planned 48-hour strike, which is due to begin today. It is believed that tonight's game between West Ham and Norwich...

 
Please don’t discriminate against country dwellers

Please don’t discriminate against country dwellers

Lord Smith of Finsbury, chairman of the Environment Agency says it must be decided whether to protect town or country from flooding. I would like to point out that people living in the country are also tax payers and if there is going to be a choice...

 
Police name three killed in Halifax incidents

Police name three killed in Halifax incidents

The names of a man who died in a Halifax nightclub and two men who died in a road smash have officially been released by police. Thirty-eight-year-old Andrew Feather, of Hipperholme, died following an incident at Liquid nightclub in Halifax in the...

 
Stop people using passes they shouldn’t

Stop people using passes they shouldn’t

In the past few weeks ticket inspectors and police have been boarding buses checking tickets and bus passes because forgeries are being sold. These forgeries are mainly for the Stagecoach routes, so I agree with all of this checking. I’ve also noticed...

 
Police name three killed in Halifax incidents

Police name three killed in Halifax incidents

The names of a man who died in a Halifax nightclub and two men who died in a road smash have officially been released by police. Thirty-eight-year-old Andrew Feather, of Hipperholme, died following an incident at Liquid nightclub in Halifax in the...

 
MEMORY LANE: On the top deck...

MEMORY LANE: On the top deck...

Lily Rose recalls how she dreaded the conductor shouting "upstairs only' on the open-top buses when it was raining. “It was lovely to ride upstairs when it was fine but it was terrible when it was raining and the conductor said ‘upstairs only!’....

 
Project to help dementia sufferers

Project to help dementia sufferers

Nottinghamshire County Council is among the first local authorities in England to pilot reminiscence packs or "memory lane kits' to support people with dementia. The council’s library service is working with the Forget-Me-Not Dementia Support...

 
Pirated Sky TV sold for £10 a month

Pirated Sky TV sold for £10 a month

Criminal gangs are selling hacked pay television services at a fraction of their true cost, a BBC investigation has revealed. Subscribers to satellite or cable TV can pay more than £80 a month to legitimately receive premium packages. But fraudsters...

BBC, 08:01 in Art & Culture
 
Police name three killed in Halifax incidents

Police name three killed in Halifax incidents

The names of a man who died in a Halifax nightclub and two men who died in a road smash have officially been released by police. Thirty-eight-year-old Andrew Feather, of Hipperholme, died following an incident at Liquid nightclub in Halifax in the...

 
Come dine with Bakewell’s mayor

Come dine with Bakewell’s mayor

Bakewell charity Helen's Trust is challenging budding chefs to cook up a storm and take part in their own version of Come Dine With Me this month. The terminal illness charity is inviting Derbyshire residents to hold a dinner party and get their...

 


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